James Brazille Muse

James Brazille Muse

Male 1785 - 1864  (79 years)

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  • Name James Brazille Muse 
    Born 7 Jan 1785 
    Gender Male 
    Residence James B. Muse/Elizabeth Glascock Homeplace, Carthage, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Dec 1864 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Muse-Glascock Cemetery #46 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1812, Feb 13 -- Land Grant #2223, Moore County, NC
      Thomas P. Muse received 200 acres located northwest of McLendons Creek adjoining Thomas Muse and Jesse Muse. Danl. H. Muse and James B. Muse were chain carriers.

      1812, Jun 5 -- Land Grant #2188, Moore County, NC
      George Glascock received 100 acres located east of McLendons Creek on Rocky Branch adjoining Benjamin Williams, Jesse Rogers, Lauchlin McNeill, Hector McNeill, Tucker and his own line where he now lives. Julius Glascock and James B. Muse were chain carriers.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      James B. Muse listed 260 acres valued at $500

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      James B. Muse listed 250 acres valued at $500

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 310
      James B. Muse
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1M 2F
      (0-10) 3M

      1820, Nov 30 -- Land Grant #2583, Moore County, NC
      Jesse Muse received 300 acres located north of McLendons Creek on both sides of the Waggon Road adjoining his own line, Boroughs and Campbell. James B. Muse and Thos. P. Muse were chain carriers.

      1821, Feb -- Record of Estates Book B Page 25-29 Moore County, NC
      Estate of Jesse Muse, Dec'd. by Administrators James B. Muse and Thomas P. Muse. Inventory includes negro woman Hannah. Debts due the estate from the following: John Richardson, Samuel Dunn, William Ellerbe, John Murchison and Lewis Elkins. Items purchased by the following: Widow Muse, Jesse Page, John B. Kelly, Nehemiah Birckhead, William Barrett, Esq., James B. Muse, Benjamin Phillips, Thomas M.D. Reid, Jesse Sowell, Senr., Joseph Johnson, William Phillips, Daniel H. Muse, James Hill, Hiram Hill, John Tyson, John Black, John Sowell, Senr., Joseph G. Moore, Joseph Elkins, Thomas Hannon, Alexr. McIntosh, John McIver, Wm. Cox Junr., Asa Sowell, Kindred Birckhead, James Caddell, Leonard Stuts and Martin Hill.

      1823, Aug 1 -- Land Grant #2690, Moore County, NC
      Hymerick Hill received 1 acre on both sides of McLendons Creek adjoining John Tyson and his own line. Isac Smith and James B. Muse were chain carriers.

      1823, Nov 20 -- Land Grant #2628, Moore County, NC
      James B. Muse received 10 acres located south of McLendons Creek and the Big Road adjoining Hodges, Wm. Phillips, Jesse Rodgers, Birkhead and his own line. James Elkins and Howard Muse were chain carriers.

      1823, Nov 21 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 21
      Deed from James B. Muse and Jesse F. Muse to Isaac Smith proven by Benjamin Parson

      1824, Nov 16 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 59
      Bond from Kindred Birckhead to James B. Muse proven by Eleazer Birckhead

      1824, Dec 10 -- Land Grant #2691, Moore County, NC
      Jesse F. Muse received 15 acres located east of Lick Branch of McLendons Creek adjoining heirs of Adam White Dec'd. and his own line. Hyrum Hill and James B. Muse were chain carriers.

      1825, Mar 1 -- Land Grant #2751, Moore County, NC
      Jesse F. Muse received 50 acres located on Mill Swamp of McLendons Creek adjoining Brinkley Phillips, William Phillips and own (formerly James B. Muse). Brinkley Phillips and James B. Muse were chain carriers.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 467
      James Muse
      (40-50) 1M 1F
      (20-30) 1F
      (15-20) 2M
      (10-15) 1M
      (5-10) 2F
      (0-5) 1F

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 183
      James B. Muse
      (50-60) 1M 1F
      (30-40) 2F
      (20-30) 1M
      (15-20) 2F
      (10-15) 1F
    Person ID I38594  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2021 

    DNA Tests  2 DNA tests are associated with James Brazille Muse 

    Father Jesse Franklin Muse, Sr.,   b. 26 Apr 1759,   d. 18 Oct 1820  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Joyce Hill,   b. 17 Oct 1768,   d. 22 Oct 1825  (Age 57 years) 
    Histories
    Muse Family Research by Wes Caviness 1960
    Muse Family Research by Wes Caviness 1960
    Family ID F1376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Glascock,   b. 13 Feb 1785,   d. 18 Dec 1864  (Age 79 years)  [2
    Children 
     1. Margaret B. "Peggy" Muse,   b. 1807,   d. Aft 1880  (Age 74 years)
     2. Lydia C. Muse,   b. 1809
     3. Hudson William Muse,   b. 24 Oct 1811,   d. 5 Jul 1886, Chester County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Henderson J. Muse,   b. 1814
     5. Miles Muse,   b. 12 May 1815,   d. 27 Nov 1818  (Age 3 years)
    +6. George Glascock Muse,   b. 28 Feb 1816,   d. 15 Jun 1909  (Age 93 years)
    +7. Mary Ann Muse,   b. 18 Oct 1821,   d. 1 Oct 1900, Chester County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Millie C. Muse,   b. 1826
     9. Martha E. Muse,   b. 1827,   d. 1879  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2016 
    Family ID F12487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - James B. Muse/Elizabeth Glascock Homeplace, Carthage, Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Muse-Glascock Cemetery #46 Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    James B. Muse and Elizabeth Glascock
    James B. Muse and Elizabeth Glascock

    Histories
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843 Petition, Moore County, NC
    1843, Jan 20 -- Petition, Nov 1842-Jan 1843 General Assembly Session Records
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly for relief from debts due to economic hardship. They requested the General Assembly pass a law preventing creditors from buying defaulted property unless the debtors was allowed 2/3 the value of the land: J.J. Alston, Carroll Brady, Bradley Brady, Jesse Hedgepeth, W.D. Tyson, John Warner, Pitate Ivey, N.S. Marley, Neill Peterson, John Oats, Duncan McIver, William Underwood, E.Q. Sowell, Thos. Fry, John D. McDonald, John Patterson, D.M.R. McIntosh (Cpt.), John McIver (Cpt.), Eli R. Sowe;l, Jesse Stafford, Aaron A.F. Sowell, Lewis Lawhon, George Hunsucker, Hugh McKenzie, Jacob Stutts, Daniel Muse, Alexd. Camerson, Wm. Wadsworth, Peter Black, George D. Ritter, J.H. Muse, Mathew Williams, Jesse Sanders, Jno. McDonald, W.K. Benjamin, J. Thomas, D.M. McIntosh, Joab Cheek, Corn, Shields, Fannin Moore, Bryan Boroughs, George Stutts, Henry Stutts, William Sears, Robt. L. Purvis, Stephen Beryman, Benj. Shields, Neill McNeill, Danl. McRae, Hugh Mathis, A. Munroe, A. Stutts, Neill Mathis, Brinkly Phillips, Thomas Muse, Thomas J. Pervis, Daniel McNeill, John Tyson, Balaam Stewart, Henry Stutts Jr., Levi Wright, John Ritter, John Dunlap, J.J. Phillips, Dempsey Sowell, Joseph Upton, John Oliver, Neill McQueen, Angus McCaskill, William B. Williamson, A. Harper, Jesse B. Caddell, Angus McCaskill, James B. Muse, M. McLeod, Green B. Fields, Martin Hunsucker, Newton R. Bryan, Peter Cornelison, Benjamin Phillips, Charles Brady, Elijah Y. Rice [?], Norman D. McDuffie, Wm. Brewer, Martin Shefield, Patrick Shields, William Dannelly, Eli Phillips and L.W. Lawhon. [Editor's Note: Petition rejected by the NC House]
    1826-1838 Supreme Court Case #2580 Burkhead v. Colson, Davidson County, NC
    1826-1838 Supreme Court Case #2580 Burkhead v. Colson, Davidson County, NC
    1826-1838 -- NC Supreme Court Case #2580, Davidson County, NC
    James Burkhead and wife Charity v. heirs of Joseph Colson. Suit was brought by Charity Muse Burkhead claiming that her mother Charity Muse and her brother Jesse Muse illegally sold a slave Rachel that was bequeathed to her in her father's James Muse's will. Rachel was sold on 6 Dec 1790 to Joseph Colson. She asked the court to grant her all 18 descendants of Rachel. Numerous affidavits and testimony were filed. Charity Muse presented her birthdate from the family bible. Thomas Muse attested that the handwriting was their father's. A marriage certificate was produced to show her marriage to James Burkhead on 13 Jul 1790 by William Dunn, JP. On Feb 15 1827, Thomas Muse and Eleazer Burkhead were examined at the home of Thomas Muse in Moore County, NC. The following were examined at the home of Brinkley Phillips in Moore County, NC on 18 Jun 1827: Thomas Muse Senior, James B. Muse, Betsey Muse, Elizabeth Phillips, Malcom Blue and Hymrick Hill. The following were examined in Montgomery County, NC on July 4, 1827: Samuel Dunn and William Hall. Additional affidavits were filed by James Dowd and Cornelius Dowd. Key findings: Samuel Dunn attested that he married the sister of Charity Muse Burkhead and he also stated that his daughter Rhoda married Green Burkhead, son of James Burkhead and Charity Muse. James Dowd stated that Charity Muse died 2 or 3 years prior to Jesse Muse. Thomas Muse attested that the last time he saw the James Muse family record it was in the possession of Eleazer Burkhead. James B. Muse and wife Betsey Muse and Brinkley Phillips and wife Elizabeth Muse Phillips, daughter of Jesse Muse, attested that Charity was given land and livestock in compensation for Rachel. Thomas Muse stated that his sister Charity was given 300 acres on Killetts Creek and a mare and a colt for compensation. A copy of James and Charity Muse's family bible was entered into the record also.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).

    2. [S144] A Southern Legacy: Descendants of John Muse of Virginia, Dr Roger David Chambers, (2012).